Reference INF 6/650
Title The Last Shot (The Netherlands liberated) 1945
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 460
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Preparations for War and Peace, Rationing and Supply
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Post-war planning, Agriculture and food supply
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Amsterdam, Brussels, Netherlands, Paris, Tunis


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film The Last Shot, released in 1945 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the problems faced by the Netherlands in the wake of their liberation, including the destruction caused by war and the lack of resources. The file contains a synopsis of the film; a shooting script; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


agriculture, bomb damage, Canadian nationals, canals, children, coal, concentration camps, disease, Fascism, film, food supplies, industry, infrastructure, Liberation of the Netherlands, post-war planning, prisoners, prisoners of war, reconstruction, refugees, soldiers, transportation, welfare, winter

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